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Federal Equity Receiverships

Review of the NAFER 2018 Annual Conference in Chicago

NAFER (the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers) held another wisdom-rich conference in October, this time at the Drake Hotel in Chicago.  It was the seventh annual event and attracted 200 attendees. The conference included the Training Camp as well as panel discussions on snares and pitfalls for receivers, cryptocurrency, overseas asset recovery and more. […]

NAFER 2017 Annual Conference: The Biggest and Best So Far!

David Dantzler, Marshall Gandy, Travis Correll, and Greg Hays Time it was oh what a time it was, it was!2 A time of non-innocence and confidences, to be sure, for the Keynote Presentation of the NAFER 2017 Annual Conference featured a convicted Ponzi schemer (Travis Correll, master of a $100 million scheme), SEC enforcement counsel […]

NAFER 2017 Annual Conference [Oct. 18-20]: Miami, and a Ponzi Schemer Speaks!

NAFER 2017 Annual Conference [Oct. 18-20]: Miami, and a Ponzi Schemer Speaks! Also One Substantive Panel After Another and…MIAMI! The National Association of Federal Equity Receivers will hold its Sixth Annual Conference in Miami, October 18-20, at the Four Seasons Hotel.  We at DailyDAC have reported on NAFER’s 2016 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. and […]

90 Second Lesson: Bankruptcy vs Receivership

Editors’ Note: this is part of our irregular series in which we answer readers’ questions. If you have a question, submit it to info@dailydac.com and we will try to answer it.

Platinum Partners: A Ponzi Scheme Hiding in Plain Sight

No One Questioned This Hedge Fund’s Madoff-Like Returns, by Zeke Faux and published in Bloomberg.com (Jan. 4, 2017), discusses the possibly $1 billion fraud alleged to have been engineered by Platinum Partners entities under the direction of Mark Nordlicht and others.  From this article we take away two principal points: Any sense that the SEC […]

Photos from NAFER 5th Annual Conference – October, 2016

Welcome Reception: Training Camp: Keynote Address: Presidential Transition: John X-Pert Mock Trial: Judges Panel:

CONFERENCE REVIEW: NAFER Fifth Annual Conference, Washington D.C, Oct. 13-15, 2016

To see more photos from the conference, click here. DailyDAC Editorial Staff attended the fifth national conference of the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER), held at the historic Mayflower Hotel in our nation’s capital, on October 13-15. This conference earned a solid “A” from DailyDAC. The audience at the three day conference was composed […]

An Introduction to Receiverships

American state and federal courts have the equitable power to take custody of property at issue in a legal dispute and to appoint a receiver to act as agent for the court in keeping, managing, and even selling the property, in order to protect the interests of those parties with a claim on such property.  […]

CONFERENCE REVIEW: NAFER Fourth Annual Conference, San Diego California, Oct. 15-17, 2015

Have you heard of the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER)?  If you are an insolvency/restructuring professional, you need to know about it (you could start by looking at www.nafer.org). When we first learned of NAFER, we were somewhat skeptical of the need for yet another organization in the space.  Our skepticism has turned […]

Golf is a Crazy Game: Stanford International Ponzi Scheme

On March 11, 2015, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for Stanford International Bank Limited, et al., v. The Golf Channel Incorporated, Case No. 13-11305, issued a stomach curdling decision requiring The Golf Channel (“Golf Channel”) to return nearly $6 million to the Receiver for Stanford International Bank, Limited (“Stanford”), […]